Head of Support Services Job at DRC

Website Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 27 April 2022 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Head of Support Services to be based in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Position Head of Support Services
Location Maiduguri, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s degree
Experience Required At least 7 years
Application Deadline 08 May 2022

DRC Job Vacancy 2022

Job Purpose: Operationally and strategically the Head of Support Services holder is responsible for Finance, Human Resources, Logistics and Procurement, Administration and IT. S/He will oversee, develop and provide strategic direction, mentorship and support to his/her support areas. An active member of the Senior Management Team this role ensures that all aspects of the Country Office management is represented and considered in decision making. This role has a country focus and as SMT the HoSS must be committed to visiting the field at least quarterly to ensure regional level support and capacity is provided along with ensuring compliance to donor requirements and adherence to DRC procedures and guidelines.

Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Lead and manage the support managers, coordinators, and specialists (including people planning, performance, well-being and development)
  • Manage, deliver and report on current operations and programme support in each area of implementation
  • Establish high performing support teams ensuring high-quality approaches are maintained
  • Develop and improve operational approaches, compliance and systems, and support the Country Director to build and deliver effective and sustainable interventions.
  • Responsible for the strategic development, management and implementation of the support operations
  • Ensure appropriate technical support is available to programs, in line with organizational priorities
  • Ensure support for annual planning and review processes
  • Direct responsibility for ensuring that the DRC Programme operates in accordance with DRC’s support function guidelines

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in political science, international development, economics or other relevant field.
  • In lieu of the above, a Bachelor’s degree and several years of relevant experience.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in relevant field
  • At least 4 years’ experience with people management
  • Experience in a similar role in an international NGO
  • Proven leadership skills and a competence in people management
  • Proven operational management experience and capability, including in conflict areas
  • Proven significant financial, information and systems management experience
  • Significant experience in procurement and tender processes
  • Understanding and experience of institutional fundraising
  • Understanding of the countries in which DRC operates and sensitive to the cultural context
  • Experience working in an ERP system, including supply chain, finance and HR systems
  • Full professional proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in Hausa or other Nigerian languages is considered an asset but not a requirement.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply DRC Head of Support Services Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 08 May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.